Angela K. Byrnes, formerly of Elkhorn, WI (1916-2014)
April 8, 1916 - January 6, 2014
Angela K. Byrnes, 97, of Wynantskill, NY, died at her home Monday, Jan. 6, 2014. Angela Kelly was born April 8, 1916, in Williston, ND. After high school, she moved to Washington, D.C., to work as a stenographer, where she met John Byrnes, an East Troy, WI, native. They married on June 15, 1940, in Washington, DC. After John's Army service in World War II, they lived in Elkhorn, from 1947 until John's death in 1985. She remained in Elkhorn, until 1998, when she moved to Portland, OR, home of her sisters, Josephine, Bernadette and Rose. Angela worked as a Legal Secretary and also taught typing at Elkhorn High School. She was a member of St. Patrick's Parish for 51 years, and she served on the Matheson Memorial Library Board. She earned a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration from Alverno College in Milwaukee, at the age of 78, and completed graduate courses at UW-Whitewater past her 80th birthday.
Angela is survived by her daughters, Joanne of Oakmont, PA, and Rita of Washington, DC; sons: Jack (Marie) of Naples, FL, Dan (Bridget) of Voorheesville, NY, and Matt (Julie) of Milwaukee, WI; her grandchildren: Mike Fitzgerald, Tim (Shelly) Fitzgerald, Julie (Tony) Brandstetter and Kyle Byrnes; great-grandchildren: Owen, Lindsey, Hannah and Erin Fitzgerald.
A Memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 AM Friday, Aug. 22, 2014, at ST. PATRICK CATHOLIC CHURCH, 107 W. Walworth Street, Elkhorn, WI, with Father Oriol Regales officiating. Burial will be at Mt. Olivet Catholic Cemetery, Elkhorn, WI. Memorials may be made in Angela's name to: Alverno College or the Community Hospice, 295 Valley View Road, Rensselaer, NY 12144. The on-line guestbook is at www.haaselockwoodfhs.com. The Byrnes family was assisted by HAASE-LOCKWOOD & ASSOCIATES FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATORY of Elkhorn, WI.